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NGO Sets up Napkin Unit

NGO Sets up Napkin Unit

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Benazeer Baig who has been running the Excellent School and the vocational training centre for over two decades, informed that the napkins would be using organic material like wood pulp and will minimize the wrapping plastic. Bengaluru: The Raza Education and Welfare Society has set up a sanitary napkin manufacturing unit to engage women trained […]

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Islami Baitul Mal Institutions  – Carving a Future for Themselves

Islami Baitul Mal Institutions – Carving a Future for Themselves

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Consistent and steady effort has enabled a clutch of social activists in Bangarpet to set up several educational institutions. By A Staff Writer If one is keen to see results of consistent work in a focused area, he must visit IBM group of institutions in Bangarpet, a taluka town, 66 kms east of Bangalore on […]

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Children’s Bookmaking Workshop – Publishing Comes to Chennai School

Children’s Bookmaking Workshop – Publishing Comes to Chennai School

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The books have been conceived, written, designed and illustrated by the children themselves. Ranging from ages 9 to 13 (grade 4 to 7), these children show a great understanding of the many issues around them and have beautifully transmuted them into stories. By A Staff Writer Chennai: In what was a proud moment for students, […]

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Unleashing a Saucy Spread

Unleashing a Saucy Spread

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Chennai couple rolls out a line of finger-licking food additives. By Shazia Andaleeb A brand one often comes across in Chennai grocery stores in the condiments aisle is ‘Fouziya’s Cooking’. Pretty little bottles with colourful labels beckon, tempting you to sample the delicious goodies within. One is spoilt for choice—from Mango to Strawberry, Orange […]

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A Sunny Afternoon With Two Brave Women

A Sunny Afternoon With Two Brave Women

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day. This year, the theme for the Day is “Be Bold For Change.” You might wonder about the hype that sometimes surrounds this and other such days that are dedicated to particular causes. On Women’s Day, do we care to bring to our minds the millions of unsung, […]

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Tarjuman ul-Quran Published in English

Tarjuman ul-Quran Published in English

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mysore historian Dr. Sheik Ali has rendered Maulana Azad’s Urdu literary masterpiece into English. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The English translation of the Tarjuman ul-Quran, the literary masterpiece in Urdu by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, has been translated into English by Dr. Sheik Ali, a historian based in Mysuru and published by the Darul Umoor […]

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Islamiyah Matriculation Higher Secondary School – Harvesting Sweetness of Knowledge

Islamiyah Matriculation Higher Secondary School – Harvesting Sweetness of Knowledge

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A fish merchant thought of a school to remove illiteracy and poverty. It came up on sugarcane fields. Today the school has over 3,000 students. By A Staff Writer Forty years ago, this place grew sugarcane. Today it is tasting the sweet success of sweat and toil of a visioned, yet very ordinary man who […]

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Learning Lessons From Hidaya Foundation – Holistic Planning: Key to Success!

Learning Lessons From Hidaya Foundation – Holistic Planning: Key to Success!

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Foundation has helped the lowest of the low to rise from poverty, learn skills and be self reliant, besides providing them dignity of living in decent homes. By A Staff Writer Dreams take long to materialize in concrete form. Realtors and developers may build highrises in a couple of years. But gathering a bunch […]

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Supper for the Soul

Supper for the Soul

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Swabhimaan’s initiative of food and groceries distribution in the poorest of the poor slums in Bengaluru, gives food for thought, for individuals and corporates to emulate this noble work. By Yoginder Sikand Drop by just before evening on any evening from Monday to Saturday at LR Nagar, a sprawling slum on the fringes of Koramangala, […]

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Azam Baitulmal, Mysore  – Steady Progress, Consistent Growth

Azam Baitulmal, Mysore – Steady Progress, Consistent Growth

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

It blazed the pioneering trail of social service in the erstwhile royal city of Mysore. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj It was the year 1974. A burqa-clad woman of Mysore was being whisked away by a moneylender. Her only crime was that she was asking for an appropriate amount of money in loan for the gold […]

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